ENGLAND PLAYERS ON TEAMMATES & RECOVERY TECHNIQUES

Mental recovery is just as important as the physical side of things and spending time with your teammates can be just as beneficial as an ice bath. Hear from James…

ENGLAND PLAYERS ON RECOVERY TECHNIQUES

Recovery is just as important as a warm-up or eating the right foods, if not performed properly, or even at all, athletes will notice a reduction in their output and…

ENGLAND – DEADBUG RECOVERY EXERCISE

Eddie Jones provides insight into some post-training recovery techniques, as demonstrated by England Rugby stars Ben Teo, Jack Nowell and Alex Lozowski.  

WANT TO FUEL YOUR PERFORMANCE LIKE A BRITISH & IRISH LION?

  The British & Irish Lions Nutritionist from the 2013 and 2017 tours will show you how to get your rugby nutrition right.

Ollie Phillips: When I was told my rugby career was over, I was in disbelief

Ollie Phillips is no stranger to physical challenges having captained England Sevens, spent a year at sea sailing around the world, cycling across America and trekking to the North Pole…

BATH

PLAYER INSIGHTS: CHARLIE EWELS AND MATT BANAHAN – BATH RUGBY

  We talked to Bath Rugby’s Matt Banahan and Charlie Ewels about their preparation for The Clash against Leicester Tigers on Saturday 8th April at Twickenham Stadium. Matt you’ve played…

SCIENCE

FINDING RUGBY PERFECTION THROUGH SCIENCE

When the British & Irish Lions toured Australia during their famous 2013 win, they were backed by a battalion of backroom staff, including a cryogenic recovery expert. In a game…

HOLIDAY

BEST HOLIDAY SPOTS FOR SUN, SEA AND OFF SEASON

Whether you are relaxing in the off season or planning a club tour, rugby holidays can mix R&R with touch rugby, beach running or just catching rays. There are hundreds…

Robbie Henshaw - Cryotherapy

ROBBIE HENSHAW CRYOTHERAPY RECOVERY PLANS

Cryotherapy is coming in to the game and athlete recovery plans more and more. What does Robbie think of it?  

Dylan Hartley - Sleep

DYLAN HARTLEY ON SLEEP – Q&A

  We all know sleep is important for recovery but how much does the England captain get?  

OVERTRAINING

LISTEN TO YOUR BODY’S CALL FOR REST

Overtraining is the blight of the dedicated competitive rugby player, to the point where workouts start to weaken your body. You will begin to see the symptoms of overtraining at…

CRYOTHERAPY

DOES CRYOTHERAPY WORK FOR RUGBY ATHLETES?

This practice of exposing tired limbs to sub-zero temperatures using ice baths/packs and liquid nitrogen has gained a lot of clout in rugby circles as a way of ensuring that…

COOL DOWN

BENEFITS OF A COOL DOWN POST-GAME

After the huge physical demands of a rugby match, it is vital for your recovery that you make it a habit to perform cool-down exercises to be fit and primed…

FOAM ROLLERS

ROLLING OUT THE CHANGES: MYTHS, TRUTHS & BENEFITS OF FOAM ROLLERS

Foam rollers are increasingly prevalent in the post-game recovery regimes of professional athletes, although this form of stretching been around for quite some time as a means of undoing knots…

ROBBIE HENSHAW ON CRYOTHERAPY – Q&A

How to speed up recovery from injury through modern techniques. Robbie gives you his tips.  

ROBBIE HENSHAW ON RECOVERY – Q&A

What is the best way to recover after a heavy session – Robbie talks you through the best techniques.  

POST WORKOUT RECOVERY WITH DYLAN HARTLEY

Recovering after a workout is key to making the gains work hardest for you. Here’s Dylans hints and tips.  

Recovery

Often overlooked, planning your recovery from rugby will allow you to train harder, for longer. Whether it is compression garments, ice baths or spinning, we have got elite recovery tips for all scenarios. Stop putting it off and start taking this seriously, remember those marginal gains will make the difference to your performance.